GICA ORDERED DISMISSED ANEW

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/21/2017

In a span of about nine months, suspended Dumanjug Mayor Efren “Gun-gun” Gica found himself in exactly the same situation. The Office of the Ombudsman ordered him dismissed from the service for falsifying his liquidation report and…

DEALING WITH YOUTH OFFENDERS

Editorial 10/04/2017

Netizens reacted to news stories on the riot staged by juvenile offenders at a Cebu City–owned facility. Alan Schmidt wrote on Facebook, “They (Operation Second Chance Center) need juvenile work farms like the ones used in US.”…

Malacañang orders Osmeña to answer Ayuman’s charges

Nestle L. Semilla 04/09/2017

FOR the second time in a row, the Office of the President (OP) ordered Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to answer administrative cases filed in Malacañang against him. In a letter-order received by Osmeña, the mayor was…

Province’s investigating body orders jail workers to answer complaints

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/16/2017

THE Provincial Committee on Discipline and Investigation (CODI) has issued an order directing the 10 employees of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) to answer the allegations against them. Last Monday, Legaspi filed three formal complaints…

The never-ending quest for justice

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/19/2017

The quest for justice continues to this day. Sadly, the defenders of the voiceless and the marginalized are themselves victims of injustice. The brutal slaying last Wednesday of public interest lawyer, Manuelita “Maia” Mascarinas-Green in Bohol, with…

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